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Today's Opinions

  • Another Perspective: Lessons learned in Vegas

    Editor’s note: Baillie Kujath, Yalda Barlas and Myra Murillo, UNM BA/MD students, participated in a rural practicum this summer in Las Vegas. The students shadowed local rural physicians Dr. David Elliott, Dr. Thomas Strain and Dr. L. David Young and participated in weekly tutorial sessions at Luna Community College with UNM faculty member Sally Bachofer and community coordinator Elaine Luna. Baillie Kujath wrote this piece on behalf of the BA/MD students.

  • Thumbs Our high country lowdown on the news - June 27, 2014

    THUMBS UP! AREA SEARCH AND RESCUE VOLUNTEERS

  • Letters to the Editor - June 27, 2014

    Regensbergs not treated fairly
    Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to everyone who voted for the Regensberg boys. As my mother in law used to say, “Whether you win or lose you need not worry because you are rich. Your faith is a treasure no one can touch. So at all times and places give thanks for the Lord’s kind glory and honor are the Lord’s and remember that only one life it will soon be past and only what is done for Christ will last.”

  • Editorial Cartoons - June 27, 2014
  • Editorial Cartoons - June 27, 2014
  • Nuestra Historia - Trinidad goes to Washington

    As concerns the next several columns in particular, I humbly acknowledge the scholarly writings of Ralph Emerson Twitchell, Lynn Perrigo and Maurilio Vigil, as well as the personal history imparted to me by Don Miguel Romero’s great-grandson, John Paul Taylor, and by my dear friend since childhood, Arabella Romero Aragón, Don Miguel’s great-great-granddaughter.

  • Editorial Roundup - June 27, 2014

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    Kearney Hub on how student debt puts graduates in a deep hole (June 20):
    Should college graduates be allowed to refinance their student loans at today’s lower market rates, as other borrowers can do for mortgages and consumer loans? That was the question posed last week in a student loan bill before the U.S. Senate.

  • Making a difference

    In this day and age when there’s so much focus on what’s wrong with our education system, it’s great to hear about a teacher like Jeffery Houdek who is making a difference in his students’ lives.

    Houdek is a Memorial Middle School educator who teaches Algebra I. Statewide, only 50 percent of students who took the Algebra I end-of-course exam last year earned a passing score.

    So how did Houdek’s students do?